How I benefited from comparing myself to others

They say you should never compare yourself to others. But, why? Because, comparison might make you feel bad about your life? You might be filled with envy? Become depressed? These consequences are not a result of the comparison, but are a result of your perspective. When done correctly, there’s a lot of value that can be gained by comparing yourself to others. Comparisons don’t work if you just let your ego take control and become envious and bitter. But, there is another way. Comparisons should be motivational — or, at…